Head of Network Infrastructure and Operations

  • Category
    IT Management & Director Roles - IT Manager
  • Location
    Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • Salary
  • External Reference
    JJED225/1

Head of Networking Infrastructure and Operations


Are you interested in working for an innovative organisation delivering IT and Telecommunications services across the Yorkshire region?

Spring are working in partnership with one of the largest and most respected organisations in Sheffield to recruit a Head of Networking Infrastructure and Operations.


Your main responsibilities will be:
* Leading, motivating and managing IT staff performance
oIdentifying developmental needs and providing support and appropriate training through the use of the Performance Development Review (PDR) System. Identifying appropriate equipment for staff, ensuring the best use of available technology and software.
* Managing and developing a communications network (telephony, radio and mobile) so the performance of dependent systems is acceptable and allowance is made for the requirements of new systems. This includes the coordination of mobile and fixed line services and capacity to facilitate the continued growth.
* Managing large telecommunication and infrastructure projects, ensuring delivery to specification and within agreed timescales and budgets.
* Design, Develop, and implement new communications solutions as well as support colleagues, customers and suppliers to ensure the delivery of a fully reliable 24/7 service.
* Negotiating and managing ongoing service and provision contracts including the provision of performance reporting to an agreed schedule (or on request), including management, financial and availability related to SLA's promoting best value.
* Acting as the process owner for relevant ITIL processes. Ensuring these are fit for purpose, effective, efficient and supportive of service delivery according to customer requirements.
* Encourage and drive innovation and the exploitation of new and emerging technologies.
* Work with appropriate stakeholders and managers to define, implement and operate new operational IT standards

You will need:
* Detailed knowledge of land, mobile, data communication and associated infrastructure.
* Previous experience of large scale mobile communications deployments and Unified Communications principles.
* Demonstrable experience of managing highly technical teams in excess of 20 staff
* Experience in managing critical systems in a 24x7 environment
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills, comfortable at presenting at all levels.
* Ability to manage major incidents with a calm and confident approach whilst providing clear direction to staff to resolve incidents in a timely manner
* Previous experience of a technical environment in a supervisory and management capacity.
* Demonstrable experience in the management/coordination of multiple projects with proven budgetary and planning control skills.
* Previous experience of budgetary and financial management
* Range of senior manager behavioural competencies


In return you will receive:
The organisation is a fantastic place for you to really make your mark, with a real focus on learning and development opportunities it's an excellent way to expand your horizons, gain certifications and improve your professional development.

You will also have access to a total reward package, this includes a competitive salary, generous pension scheme and a whole host of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle needs.


Does this sound like you?

Are you an enthusiastic individual with a passion to lead world class IT teams whilst delivering enterprise scale IT enabled change?

Ready to make your mark in an award winning organisation?


Apply now for immediate consideration
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